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Auto Expo 2018 Tata Tigor EV Tiago EV Showcased

Auto Expo 2018 Tata Tigor EV Tiago EV Showcased

One of India's leading electric bike manufacturers has launched high-speed electric scooters ahead of the Auto Expo 2018.

Unveiling the ConceptFutureS, Kenichi Ayukawa, Managing Director and CEO, Maruti Suzuki, said: "Our designers have created this brand new design, aggressive on the outside, and bold and inviting interiors".

The same idea was reiterated by Honda Honda Cars India (HCIL) President and CEO Yoichiro Ueno.

Honda Cars unveiled the 2nd Generation Honda Amaze, scheduled to be launched in India in FY18-19.The company also unveiled the All New 5th Generation Honda CR-V and the much awaited 10th Generation Honda Civic, both in petrol and diesel variants.

The Tigor EV and the Tiago EV are built at the company's Sanand plant
The Tigor EV and the Tiago EV are built at the company's Sanand plant

The Sports EV Concept gets the "Honda Automated Network Assistant" that is capable of monitoring the driver's emotional well-being and make new choices and recommendations.

Renault says that Renault Zoe e-Sport Concept is the fusion of a standard Renault Zoe and a Formula E Renault e.dams single seater, hence the sporty design.

Kia, which displayed its cars in India for the first time at the auto show, expects to produce 30,000 vehicles in 2019 to start with, Shim said.

Tata Motors, in the passenger vehicle segment as part of its two-architecture strategy, two attractive innovations made their global debut with "H5X Concept" and the "45X Concept".

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Mercedes Benz launched its flagship Maybach S650 with starting price of Rs 2.73 crore.

Toyota Kirloskar Motor unveiled Yaris - to mark its entry in the highly competitive B-Segment in India. He added the funding will help the company in its expansion plans and is expected to be closed by June this year. The all-new MINI Countryman was unveiled at the Auto Expo and would be locally produced at the BMW Group plant in Chennai. Keeping in mind the government's vision of 100 per cent electric vehicles (EVs) for public mobility and 40 per cent for personal mobility by 2030, the companies committed to put investments into the new technology while also seeking support and clarity on policies. Present at the launch was Akshay Kumar who graced the unveiling.

The Atom It is powered by Mahindra's new electric Powertrain which features batteries that can be swapped to extend the vehicle's range, allowing it to operate uninterrupted for long hours. It also unveiled two scooters - "Maestro Edge 125" and "Duet 125" - at the expo.

Another two-wheeler manufacturer Piaggio India launched the scooters "Aprilia SR 125" and unveiled the "Aprilia Storm". The vehicles will be available as completely built up units (CBU).

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Electric two-wheeler maker Twenty Two Motors launched a smart electric scooter "Flow", priced at Rs 74,740, and has plans to roll out over 2 lakh units in three years.

India Yamaha Motor announced the launch of its super sports bike YZF-R15, a 155 cc, liquid-cooled, 4-Stoke, fuel injected engine.

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